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Today's News

  • Community Events, Sept. 10

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Coin Show Sept. 22

    TELL CITY – The River Cities Coin Club will host its seventh annual fall coin show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 at Perry County 4-H Center in Tell City.
    The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Admission is free and free parking will be provided. Door prizes will also be drawn. Up to 30 coin and paper money dealers from Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee are expected to attend. For more information, call Kevin L. Bruner, bourse chair, at (270) 926-2567, Ext. 3 or send e-mail to Kevin. Bruner@BrunersCollectables.com.

  • PC Democrats plan Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Democrats will host their annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner Sept. 29 at American Legion Post 213 in Tell City.
    Cocktails will be served beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7. Cost is $20 per person.

  • Donald and Ruth Buckthal

    The Rev. Donald and Ruth Buckthal celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.
    The couple were married Sept. 7, 1947 at Immanuel E & R Church in East St. Louis, Ill.
    They are the parents of Diana Winston (Allan), Paul Buckthal (Nancy) and Dr. David Buckthal. Their grandchildren are Dr. Jill McCuin (Brandon), Joshua Winston (Cindy), Craig Buckthal (Ana), Eric Buckthal (Tiffany) and Dr. Julia Honold (Justin). They have eight great-grandchildren.

  • Flamion – Seger

    The parents of Jessica Flamion and Nicholas Seger of Leopold announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Ricky Flamion of St. Croix and Susie Mullis of Tell City and the stepdaughter of Phillip Mullis of Tell City and Denise McCan of St. Croix. She is a graduate of Perry Central Junior-Senior High School and Rogers Hair Academy. She works as a cosmetologist at Smart Style.

  • Meuser – Thompson

    Molly Ann Meuser and Dirk James Thompson were united in marriage Saturday, June 16, 2012, during a ceremony officiated by the Rev. Jeffrey Goeckner at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Edwardsville, Ill.

    The bride is the daughter of John and Christine Meuser and the granddaughter of the late Carl and Dorothy Meuser and Jim and Faye Coley.
    The groom is the son of James and Tammy Thompson and grandson of the late Bernadette and John Evrard, and Robert and Freida Thompson.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father in the double-ring ceremony.

  • CURRENT POLL QUESTION: Do you support American space exploration, as we advocate in our editorial?

    We invite readers to participate in our online poll by clicking the ad near the top of the page or clicking into the opinion section. Other features of the site that allow you to express your opinions include an "Add new comment" invitation at the end of most stories and a community forum, also found in the opinion section. Don't hold back; express yourself!

  • Bartolotta – LaGrange

    Katie Bartolotta and Tyler LaGrange were united in marriage during a ceremony Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Church of St. Edward, Bloomington-Minneapolis, Minn.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bartolotta of Bloomington-Minneapolis. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bartolotta of Buffalo, N.Y.
    Mr. LaGrange is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff LaGrange of Leopold. He is the grandson of Elsie Arnold of Tell City and Phyllis LaGrange of Dale.

  • McGhee – Sutton

    Jenny McGhee and Shawn Sutton were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 12, 2012, at the First Christian Church in Owensboro, Ky.

  • COLUMN: The truth about elected officials

    By BETH HAUSER
    Guest Columnist

    To the constituents of Perry County, I am writing in regard to the lengthy article that was written in Thursday, Aug. 30, issue of The News regarding Ron Crawford’s bid to forgo the insurance for the elected officials.